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Supplier Global Resource Magazine March/April 2012 : Page 25

TREND HUNTER colors, patterns, shapes and sizes to keep you in line with design PaTRicia caNgElosi collAr code Detachable collars can spice up or even transform any outfit. This trend is inspired by neckties tradition-ally worn by men, but it is spearheaded and perpetu-ated by women. The collars range from plain and simple to frilly to sequined/sparkly; from leather to silk to cotton. some even double as chic necklaces. show clients you’re neck-deep in vogue by offering this attractive accessory. out oF AFricA Tribal prints, animal-inspired designs and safari themes are running wild. Have you spotted this exotic trend? leopards and tigers and zebras (oh my!) have been evoked on the fashion runways, as well as on products like handbags, belt buck-les and other accessories. also, tribal-inspired designs in earthy tones have undergone a modern makeover to include geometric patterns, color blocking, beads and pop-out textures. Holy HAute less is more – especially when it comes to decoration methods involving dozens or hundreds of holes. at first glance, a garment or other item embellished in this way appears to feature polka dots, but indeed it is covered in many tiny cut-outs. Dresses, shoes, purses, totes, caps, keytags and more can be punched up with this innovative trend. Umbrellas, mugs and balloons – not so much. Flower Power From realistic, high-definition allover prints to artistic inter-pretations, geometric styles and everything in between, floral patterns are growing in popularity. The variation is endless in terms of color palettes, contrast, textures and designs. Bright colors against navy or black backgrounds make for a particu-larly striking impression. consider decorating household items, furniture, packaging and even tools with eye-catching floral prints to appeal to wider audiences (read: women). WWW.sUPPliERgloBalREsoURcE.coM MaRcH/aPRil 2012 25

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colors, patterns, shapes and sizes to keep you in line with design Patricia Cangelosi<br /> <br /> Collar Code <br /> <br /> Detachable collars can spice up or even transform any outfit. This trend is inspired by neckties traditionally worn by men, but it is spearheaded and perpetuated by women. The collars range from plain and simple to frilly to sequined/sparkly; from leather to silk to cotton. Some even double as chic necklaces. Show clients you’re neck-deep in vogue by offering this attractive accessory.<br /> <br /> Out Of Africa<br /> <br /> Tribal prints, animal-inspired designs and safari themes are running wild. Have you spotted this exotic trend? Leopards and tigers and zebras (oh my!) Have been evoked on the fashion runways, as well as on products like handbags, belt buckles and other accessories. Also, tribal-inspired designs in earthy tones have undergone a modern makeover to include geometric patterns, color blocking, beads and pop-out textures.<br /> <br /> Holy Haute <br /> <br /> less is more – especially when it comes to decoration methods involving dozens or hundreds of holes. At first glance, a garment or other item embellished in this way appears to feature polka dots, but indeed it is covered in many tiny cut-outs. Dresses, shoes, purses, totes, caps, keytags and more can be punched up with this innovative trend. Umbrellas, mugs and balloons – not so much.<br /> <br /> Flower Power <br /> <br /> From realistic, high-definition allover prints to artistic interpretations, geometric styles and everything in between, floral patterns are growing in popularity. The variation is endless in terms of color palettes, contrast, textures and designs. Bright colors against navy or black backgrounds make for a particularly striking impression. Consider decorating household items, furniture, packaging and even tools with eye-catching floral prints to appeal to wider audiences (read: women).

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